Laundry Adds Tobin Kirk As Executive Producer

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Design and animation studio Laundry has added Tobin Kirk as Executive Producer. Kirk brings nearly 20 years of experience spanning broadcast design, main title sequences, integrated content, traditional on-air spots, branded content, digital, and social. He previously held positions as Managing Executive Producer at Troika and Executive Producer at Blind. Throughout his career, he has worked with such clients as …

Heidi Netzley Joins We Are Royale as Director of Business Development

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Creative agency We Are Royale has hired Heidi Netzley as director of business development, where she’ll help the agency evolve its business development process, nurture existing client relationships, and cultivate its direct-to-brand vertical. Netzley’s enthusiasm, combined with her entertainment and network experience, makes her a perfect fit for the company—especially as brand and entertainment clients increasingly look to the agency …

Midnight Sherpa Retains Janice W. Summers For Business Development Efforts

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Creative studio Midnight Sherpa has retained veteran business development consultant Janice W. Summers to help lead its company growth and sales initiatives for television, OTT marketing, commercials, main titles, and direct-to-brand work. The partnership caps an exceptional year for Midnight Sherpa, which received “Best New Studios” honors from the Motion Awards, and won a Golden Trailer Award for its stunning …

Laundry Rebrands MTV International Flanker Channels

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MTV International’s Flanker Channels recently got a colorful new look, courtesy of animation & design studio Laundry. The cross-platform brand identity celebrates the ultimate music fan through a series of genre-inspired “party animal” characters that dance, shake and move to the DNA of each channel. Check out the profiles in PromaxBDA, Comm Arts, and Design TAXI.

Trollbäck+Company’s Comprehensive Rebrand of Oxygen Media to a Crime Network

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Trollbäck+Company rebranded and repositioned the Oxygen network from a women-centric entertainment channel to a premiere destination for true crime. To view a montage of the work, please visit: Intrigued? You can read more about the rebrand in this exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter. Brand New and STASH also covered the work.

Fun Times at AICP LA

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A balmy evening in West Hollywood didn’t stop us from having fun at the AICP Next and AICP Show. We got to spend time with old colleagues, wonderful clients, and even friendly strangers on the dance floor!

High-End Post Boutique TWELVE Launches

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Award-winning colorist Lez Rudge and veteran production and postproduction executives Marcelo Gandola, Axel Ericson and Ed Rilli have joined forces to launch TWELVE, a high-end post boutique for the advertising, film and television industry. The announcement comes on the heels of several projects under the TWELVE banner, including campaigns for Jagermeister, Comcast, Maybelline, and the NY Rangers. Gandola was most …

Laundry Names James Sweigert as Managing Director

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Animation & design studio Laundry is excited to welcome James Sweigert as Managing Director. Sweigert, who brings extensive experience in marketing, brand strategy, design, and TV and film production, will spearhead business development at Laundry. Sweigert arrives at Laundry following a tenure as Executive Producer of TV & Streaming at mOcean. Other previous positions include Executive Producer/Partner at Nathaniel James, …

Alkemy X Signs Award-Winning Directing Collective Wefilm For U.S. Representation

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Creative content company Alkemy X has added Amsterdam-based collective Wefilm to its directorial roster for U.S. representation. The multiple Cannes Lions winner is known for its pioneering work in advertising and unconventional approach to branded content for such clients as Google, Heineken, Vodafone, and Tesla. To date, Wefilm’s work has been shared more than 300 million times and won over …

Alma Mater Welcomes EP Ben Apley & Director Ronnie Koff

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Visual studio Alma Mater has added Executive Producer Ben Apley and Director Ronnie Koff to its team. Koff joins a roster that includes Creative Director/Director Brian Mah, who co-founded the company with VFX Supervisor James Anderson in 2012. He has already completed a CG-driven commercial campaign for GSD&M and the main title sequence for the upcoming movie from Columbia Pictures, …